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  • hip-deep November 8, 2012

    The Story of Bembeya Jazz

    Guinea’s legendary dance band, Bembeya Jazz, are a pillar of modern West African history.  Begun in 1961 in the flush of Guinea’s independence and Sekou Toure’s maverick presidency, the band played under the inspired leadership of guitar giant Sekou “Bembeya” … Read more »

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